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Welcome to The Field Museum

Welcome to The Field Museum

Welcome to The Brain Scoop’s new office! Isn’t it cool? I’m sitting here in Stanley Field Hall in the Field Museum of Natural History. It is one of the largest natural history museums in the United States. It has: representing Right now I’m going to take you guys on a tour of some of the […]

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Boolean Logic & Logic Gates: Crash Course Computer Science #3

Boolean Logic & Logic Gates: Crash Course Computer Science #3

Hi, I’m Carrie Anne and welcome to Crash Course Computer Science! Today we start our journey up the ladder of abstraction, where we leave behind the simplicity of being able to see every switch and gear, but gain the ability to assemble increasingly complex systems. INTRO Last episode, we talked about how computers evolved from […]

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Micro-Biology: Crash Course History of Science #24

Micro-Biology: Crash Course History of Science #24

What makes beer? Single-celled organisms. What makes us cough and feel like sleeping for twelve straight hours Straight? Single-celled organisms. AKA microbes, germs, the tiny machines that allow us to digest—and can kill us. “What is life?” Turns out, life is relentless, everywhere on earth! [Intro Music Plays] Microbes are invisible: they’re single cells. So […]

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Neutron Stars: Crash Course Astronomy #32

Neutron Stars: Crash Course Astronomy #32

When an 8 – 20 solar mass star ends its life, it does so with a bang: a supernova. And when it’s all over, there’s a couple of octillion tons of superheated plasma expanding away from the explosion site at a fraction of the speed of light, a whole mess of energy released in the […]

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How Scientists Found the First Type of Molecule in the Universe | SciShow News

How Scientists Found the First Type of Molecule in the Universe | SciShow News

[ ♪ Intro ] Almost 14 billion years ago, the universe began with a big bang. And while that was great and all, the real space news lately has been about what happened around a quarter of a million years later. By then, the newborn universe had finally cooled down enough for neutral, uncharged atoms […]

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Major Sociological Paradigms: Crash Course Sociology #2

Major Sociological Paradigms: Crash Course Sociology #2

What’s up with society, exactly? I mean, is it a smoothly functioning whole, with different parts that fit together to keep it ticking? Or is it a jumble of different, competing groups, constantly at each other’s throats, struggling for control? Or maybe it’s, you know, a bunch of people who are just trying to get […]

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Sociology & the Scientific Method: Crash Course Sociology #3

Sociology & the Scientific Method: Crash Course Sociology #3

What puts the “science” in “social science”? The things you probably think of as “science” – like biology, or physics, or chemistry – can seem a world apart from sociology and the concepts we’ve introduced so far. But sociology is a type of science; it’s just not one that uses beakers or microscopes. Rather than […]

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What Happened to India’s Moon Lander? | SciShow News

What Happened to India’s Moon Lander? | SciShow News

[ intro ] In the last fifty years, humans have landed enough spacecraft on the Moon that, if you’re not careful, the missions can start to feel… ordinary. Like, oh, more robots on the surface? Whatever, we’ve been doing that since the ‘60s! The truth is, though, those landings are hard. They often depend on […]

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Human Evolution: Crash Course Big History #6

Human Evolution: Crash Course Big History #6

Hi, I’m John Green. Welcome to Crash Course Big History Project where today we’re going to talk about the Planet of the Apes films. – What’s that? Apparently, those were not documentaries. But there was an evolutionary process that saw primates move out of East Africa and transform the earth into an actual planet of […]

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Sociology & the Scientific Method: Crash Course Sociology #3

What puts the “science” in “social science”? The things you probably think of as “science” – like biology, or physics, or chemistry – can seem a world apart from sociology and the concepts we’ve introduced so far. But sociology is a type of science; it’s just not one that uses beakers or microscopes. Rather than […]

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